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08/02/16Markel Reports Second Quarter And Six-Months Results
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $603.13 at June 30, 2016, up 7% from $561.23 at December 31, 2015. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $209.9 million for the second quarter of 2016 compared to a comprehensive loss to shareholders of $132.9 million for the second quarter of 2015. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $606.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2016 compared to $148.9 million... 
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07/27/16Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to discuss quarterly results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-747-0136. Investors, analysts and the general public also may listen to the call free over the Internet through the Company's website, www.m... 
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07/11/16Markel adds middle market casualty underwriting talent in New York and San Francisco
RICHMOND, Va., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Global Insurance, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today the hiring of two new underwriting Vice Presidents, Christopher Newman in New York City and Ronald Pardo in San Francisco. Both Newman and Pardo have more than 25 years of experience and report to Alan Rodrigues, Managing Director, middle market casualty, based in Markel's New York City office. Newman has more than 25 years of commercial casualty underwriting ... 
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06/07/16Stephen Leeret joins Markel Specialty as head of its programs business
RICHMOND, Va., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Specialty, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today that Stephen Leeret has joined the company and will be leading its delegated authority programs business. Leeret, an insurance executive with 26 years of experience, was previously employed by Lexington Insurance Company, an AIG company. Matt Parker, President of Markel Specialty, stated, "We are happy to welcome Steve to our team. Steve is a well-respected and talente... 
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05/03/16Markel Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
RICHMOND, Va., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $589.86 at March 31, 2016, up 5% from $561.23 at December 31, 2015. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $397.0 million for the first quarter of 2016 compared to $281.8 million for the first quarter of 2015. The combined ratio was 88% for the first quarter of 2016 compared to 83% for the first quarter of 2015. The increase in the combined ratio for the first quarter o... 
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04/27/16Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to discuss quarterly results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call or a replay of the call, which will be available from approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call until May 16, 2016, should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-747-0136.  Inv... 
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04/26/16Markel Announces The Expiration And Final Results Of Its Notes Tender Offer
RICHMOND, Va., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) announced today the final results of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $250 million combined aggregate principal amount of its 7.350% Senior Notes due 2034 (the "2034 Notes") and its 7.125% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes" and, collectively with the 2034 Notes, the "Notes"). Approximately $178,971,000 in combined aggregate principal amount of the Notes was validly tendered a... 
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04/12/16Markel Announces Pricing Terms Of Notes Tender Offer
RICHMOND, Va., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today the pricing terms of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $250 million combined aggregate principal amount of its 7.350% Senior Notes due 2034 (the "2034 Notes") and its 7.125% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes" and, collectively with the 2034 Notes, the "Notes").  The Tender Offer is being made upon, and is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Of... 
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04/12/16Markel Announces Early Results of its Notes Tender Offer
RICHMOND, Va., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that, pursuant to its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $250 million combined aggregate principal amount of its 7.350% Senior Notes due 2034 (the "2034 Notes") and its 7.125% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes" and, collectively with the 2034 Notes, the "Notes"), approximately $176.8 million in combined aggregate principal amount of the Notes was validly tendered a... 
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03/29/16Markel Announces Notes Tender Offer
RICHMOND, Va., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it has commenced a tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase for cash up to $250 million combined aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of its 7.350% Senior Notes due 2034 (the "2034 Notes") and its 7.125% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes" and, collectively with the 2034 Notes, the "Notes"). The amounts of each series of Notes that are purchased will be determined in accordan... 
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03/22/16Markel introduces enhancements to private company management liability policy
RICHMOND, Va., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) is pleased to announce the launch of its revamped management liability policy for private companies. Markel has provided industry-leading management liability protection for over 14 years. The enhanced form now offers a number of new coverage features that make the policy more attractive to consumers. Some of the new features include retention credit for early settlement, extended reporting for retired directors and offi... 
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02/10/16Markel Reports 2015 Financial Results
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $561.23 at December 31, 2015, up 3% from $543.96 at December 31, 2014. Over the five-year period ended December 31, 2015, compound annual growth in book value per common share outstanding was 11%. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $232.7 million for the year ended December 31, 2015 compared to $935.9 million in 2014. The combined ratio was 89% in 2015 compared to... 
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02/04/16Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE-MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 11, 2016 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to discuss quarterly and year-end results and business developments. Any person interested in listening to the call or a replay of the call, which will be available from approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call until February 22, 2016, should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at... 
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01/04/16Michael Heaton promoted to President, Markel Ventures
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today that Michael Heaton, Chief Operating Officer of Markel Ventures, has been promoted to President, Markel Ventures. He will also retain his COO title.Markel Ventures owns interests in various industrial and services businesses that operate outside of the specialty insurance marketplace. These businesses are separate and distinct from Markel's insurance operation... 
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